3 May 2019

Critically Acclaimed Bestselling Debut Novel Named Book of the Year

Awards have been announced, winners toasted, writers celebrated, ample libations shouted, hangovers earned, and history made… Literally The Best Of, The 2019 Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIAs) were announced on Thursday 2 May at a red carpet Oscars-for-the-bookish event in the Grand Ballroom of Sydney’s International Convention Centre, hosted by musician and performer Casey Bennetto. The awards are judged by […]

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2 May 2019

Award Winner Interviews

What a night – what a celebration of books made in 2018. Congratulations to all winners and to the publishers and industry professionals who have brought these books to readers in collaboration with Australian authors.    

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2 May 2019

2019 Winners Announced

Congratulations to all ABIA winners for 2019… With special thanks to our sponsors Book of the Year 2019 Boy Swallows Universe – Trent Dalton (HarperCollins Australia) Small Publisher of the Year Affirm Press An honourable mention was made by the judges to Magabala Books.   Publisher of the Year 2019 Pan Macmillan Australia Biography Book […]

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18 Apr 2019

2019 Hall of Fame Awards Announced

Lloyd O’Neil Hall of Fame Award, the Pixie O’Harris Award & the Rising Star Award   The Australian Publishers Association is delighted to announce the following industry Hall of Fame awards: the Lloyd O’Neil Hall of Fame Award, which recognises outstanding service to the Australian Book Industry by an individual from within its ranks; the […]

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